Gardai in Ballyfermot investigating a firearm incident on Cleggan Road, Ballyfermot last night have arrested a male.
At approximately 8.40pm last night a male in his late 30’s was shot in the leg as he drove his moped on Cleggan Road towards Ballyfermot Road. He was brought to St. James’s Hospital with injuries described as not life threatening.
In a follow up operation last night a 40 year old male was arrested in the Ballyfermot area in relation to the incident. He is currently detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Ballyfermot Garda Station.
The scene is preserved for a technical examination.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Ballyfermot Garda Station on 01-6667200, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.